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Sports Tourism and Vacation Rentals: How to Attract Sports Enthusiasts

Sports have the power to bring people together around the world. This holds true for vacation rental managers and guests who travel for sports. Here’s how you can take advantage of the sports tourism trend – once again on the rise after a pause during the pandemic – and attract all kinds of sports enthusiasts, from avid skiers to devoted football fans

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Top 10 Educational Sites & Training Courses for Vacation Rental Professionals

The most successful people never stop learning – and this couldn’t be more true for those in the vacation rental sector. Our industry is rapidly changing, and constant learning is key to success. That’s why, in today’s article, we’ve rounded up the top 10 educational sites and training courses built by experts for vacation rental professionals.

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Preparing for Shoulder Season: 5 Summer Booking Trends to Learn From

Vacation rentals experienced a huge surge in demand this summer. But how can you maintain the momentum and keep business booming in the shoulder season? Here are 5 summer booking trends to learn from – and take action on.

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Top-Performing Alternative Vacation Rental Sites So Far in 2021

With summer just around the corner and demand for vacation rentals surging, it’s crucial to get as many eyes on your listings as possible. A great way to boost your visibility is by getting listed on alternative vacation rental sites. Here are 10 that our clients have had success with in 2021.

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Vacation Rentals on Google: How to Get Listed and Bookable

Listing your vacation rentals on Google is a fantastic opportunity to get commission-free direct bookings. And, thanks to our latest Google connection update, property managers with 50+ rentals can now send traffic from Google to their own website. Learn how Google includes vacation rentals in their travel search inventory and how you can get listed and bookable with Rentals United.

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Booking.com Opportunities & Promotions: Everything You Need to Know

If you are listed on Booking.com, have you been taking advantage of their Group Opportunity Centre? Not only does it help you access tailored Opportunities, but you can also get data on your properties. This makes it easier to track and improve your overall performance. Here’s everything you need to know about Booking.com Opportunities and Promotions – and how you can benefit from them.

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The Top 19 Luxury Vacation Rental Websites to List Your Properties On

Luxury vacation rentals will be one of the first to bounce back after the pandemic. Demand is already increasing and property managers must be ready to respond to it by finding the right channels to advertise on, connecting with the right travellers and establishing relationships based on trust. In this chapter of our Travel Trends series, we explore the luxury segment’s distribution challenges and the top 19 niche channels to help you capture pent-up demand in 2021.

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How to Rank Higher on Vrbo: 10 Insider Tips for Property Managers

Want to know how to get your properties to rank higher on Vrbo? These 10 tips from Vrbo will boost your ranking, views and bookings.

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Vacation Rental Copywriting: 7 Secrets from Guest Hook

Improving your vacation rental copywriting can help you get more bookings and increase your conversion rate on OTAs. But what makes a good property description? What specific words should you include? And how do you scale all this if you have tens or hundreds of properties? We asked our friends at Guest Hook, a vacation rental copywriting agency to share their secrets, and they’ve answered 7 of the most commonly asked questions about vacation rental copywriting.

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Airbnb SEO: How to Rank Higher on Airbnb

Today, there are over 7 million listings on Airbnb worldwide. So how can you make sure that your listings stand out and appear on top of Airbnb search results? Here are 9 tried-and-true tactics that you can implement to master Airbnb SEO, increase your listings’ visibility and improve your conversion rate.